Advances in medical science have increased longevity. The problem isif you dont die you live. When you liveyou ageand aging issues meana high risk of needing...
Many people have heard their parents say this at some point, "Whatever you do, promise me you won't put me in a nursing home. " Have you heard these words? The...
Many experts say words of reassurance become very helpful to reduce the anxiety the person feels. Recently on social media, one daughter shared her use of a whiteboard. The board listed key items to help reduce the anxiety felt by the individual.
five tips to reduce the caregiving load on you and your siblings as you decrease your stress as you keep Mom and Dad at home as long as possible.
As shelter-in-place orders have been issued in many parts of the country we should take steps to avoid COVID-19 infection and help older family members who are at higher risk.
Most of us have had to stay close to home due to the virus crisis. For older Americans or those with health issues, being at home can lead to health issues and depression. Keeping everyone active is essential.
You use your joints. You might abuse your joints. With longevity your joints can suffer. Protect them as best you can before you get older. Prepare also for the consequences of aging sooner than later.
Attention to oral health should not be ignored as a loved one gets older. Ignoring dental health can complicate other existing health issues or cause other aging health problems.